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Life in a Manila cemetery

In the Navotas Cemetery the living and the dead share the same cramped plot of land.OVER 2000 FAMILIES crowd into this urban cemetery, dwelling above and among the countless graves in one of the most overpopulated cities on the planet. ‘Above and Below’ brings us to the Navotas Cemetery, where babies are born and the dead are buried in the same place.
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Guide to better sleep when you’re stressed

Having problems sleeping? Then check out these tips and get some rest.ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL SLEEP FOUNDATION, tens of millions of Americans are “members of the walking tired.” Sleep may sometimes seem beyond our control — especially when we’re desperately in need of it. But we have more control, at least over the factors that contribute to a good night’s sleep, than we realize.
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How to: Enjoy Paris for free

Feature and above photo by oNico®.As it turns out, going to Paris without money is the best way to do it.“HOW ARE YOU affording Paris?” my mother, in her overly-motherly way, wanted to know.“Well,” I said, with a twinge of desperation. “We’re not, really.”My partner and I didn’t have a hotel booked and we didn’t know what we would do when we got to Paris, except avoid spending as many Euros as possible.
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The impacts of hydro-fracking at ground level

Montana filmmaker Deia Schlosberg’s documentary “Backyard” will share the stories of people in North Dakota, Colorado, and Pennsylvania whose lives have been directly affected by fossil fuel extraction on their land.“THIS MOVIE will in no way guilt people into action, or into annoyance and subsequent inaction,” says Schlosberg on her Kickstarter page.
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How to: Wax a surfboard [VID]

And if you’re feeling crafty, how to make the wax yourself.WARNING: don’t attempt this technique when waxing your car. The purpose of waxing a board is to create a sort of grippable surface for your feet – bumps and ridges are a good thing. The water side of the board should be nice and slick. If you’re a first-timer, this vid will help:How To Wax A Surfboard from Tidal Push on Vimeo.
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How to NOT be a jerk at the airport

Manners still count, even if you’re jetlagged.THE STINK PARADE is how my friend Mark refers to the processed feel of long haul travel. In airports, we always crack jokes about it. Everyone comes off a plane looking disheveled. Everyone could use a shower. Passengers shuffle in a dazed lockstep to the next terminal or the immigration queue.
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